Corona Impeachment: Latin 101

Voltaire Tupaz

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PLM Law Dean Ernest Maceda explains some of the more common legal terms

Sui generis, subpoena duces tecum, pari passu — these are some of the ancient terms which presiding officer of the impeachment court Sen Juan Ponce-Enrile mentions during the trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Some are amused over the foreign sounding terms. Others are simply lost. Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila College of Law Dean Ernest Maceda explains the meaning and the context of these terms in this Skype chat with Voltaire Tupaz on “Ambush: Rappler Interviews on Social Media.” –

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